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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Second language that can be learned quickly and with amazing ease

Second language that can be learned quickly and with amazing ease

Being bilingual helps keep the brain sharper with age

Being bilingual helps keep the brain sharper with age

New guidelines over the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual partners over hospital visiting and involvement in treatment decisions

New guidelines over the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual partners over hospital visiting and involvement in treatment decisions

EU plan to reduce diseases caused by a polluted environment

EU plan to reduce diseases caused by a polluted environment

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

Joint framework for partnership action on disability

Joint framework for partnership action on disability

New UK government plan aims at helping disabled people

New UK government plan aims at helping disabled people

5 percent of young people consider themselves lesbian, gay or bisexual

5 percent of young people consider themselves lesbian, gay or bisexual

New medical imaging research helps diagnosis fetal brain abnormalities, epilepsy and autism

New medical imaging research helps diagnosis fetal brain abnormalities, epilepsy and autism

How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons

How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons

The new European Health Insurance Card explained

The new European Health Insurance Card explained

An insight into caring for dementia in particular 'aggressive dementia'

An insight into caring for dementia in particular 'aggressive dementia'

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

New International Portal for Food Safety, Animal and Plant Health

New International Portal for Food Safety, Animal and Plant Health

Researchers dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders now have a new home

Researchers dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders now have a new home

Damage to the left half side of brain may make a right-handed person more susceptible to infection

Damage to the left half side of brain may make a right-handed person more susceptible to infection

Cochlear implant early in life helps children with hearing loss to acquire language and communication skills

Cochlear implant early in life helps children with hearing loss to acquire language and communication skills

Study helps to visualize how brain develops with age

Study helps to visualize how brain develops with age

Speaking their language aids dementia patients

Speaking their language aids dementia patients

Health care and cultural differences at centre of Australian study

Health care and cultural differences at centre of Australian study